July 3, 2013

On July 2, 2013 at 3:42 p.m., Oelwein Officers were called to the 200 blk 5th Ave SE for the report of a disturbance.  Officer arrested Jacobi Okarita Green, age 32 of Fayette, on the charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia a Simple Misdemeanor and Unlawful Possession of Prescription Drug a Serious Misdemeanor.

Oelwein Officers were responded to a report of a dog creating a disturbance in the 400 block of 3rd Street NE on July 2, 2013 at 11:00 p.m. Officers cited John Allen Kringlen, age 51, of Oelwein for Allowing a Canine to be at Large and Causing a Disturbance.


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Oelwein Police Department Frequently Asked Questions

Oelwein Police History

The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903


The Oelwein Police Department was established in 1903 as the recognized law enforcement for the City of Oelwein

Currently the Oelwein Police Department employs:
10 Full Time Police Officers
4 Full Time Communications Operators
1 Administrative Assistant

4 Reserve (Volunteer) Police Officers


The Oelwein Police Department is located at 501 Rock Island Road, Oelwein, Iowa 50662.






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The Oelwein Police Department is presently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.


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